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Post date: August 14, 2019
Director of Policy and Government Relations – PAR

Director of Policy and Government Relations
Lemoyne, PA

General Responsibilities                                  

The PAR Director of Policy and Government Relations provides leadership and coordinates PAR resources to accomplish the PAR Strategic Plan goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead input to government relations and policy strategies to make progress on PAR strategic plan focus areas
  • Supervise the Senior Policy & Government Relations Specialist
  • Co-supervise the Policy Analyst with the Senior Policy & Government Relations Specialist
  • Manage relationships with commonwealth legislature and administration
  • Manage PAR member relationships
  • Coordinate grassroots and grasstops efforts
  • Assist President & CEO with federal lobbying
  • Assist President & CEO with media relations
  • Manage relationship(s) with PAR contract lobbyist(s) and consultant(s)
  • Coordinate, write and edit testimony and comments to the commonwealth and federal legislatures and administrations
  • Oversee PAC accounts, fundraising, events and strategy
  • Oversee state budget process and strategy
  • Responsible for review of all commonwealth and federal statutes, rules and guidance from regulatory and funding agencies to determine potential impact on PAR members, individuals with ID/A and the ID/A system
  • Assist in the development of the budget for PAR policy and government relations
  • Manage PAR resources within PAR budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Certification, Licensure, and Physical Demands:

  • Ten years experience in government relations and policy
  • Commonwealth and federal lobbyist registration eligibility
  • Knowledge of the ID/A system
  • Masters degree in related field
  • Valid drivers license
  • Some travel required
  • May be required to lift up to 25 pounds

Resumes and questions can be submitted to: Lauren Quigley at lauren@par.net.

Post date: August 5, 2019
Executive Director – Maine Association for Community Service Providers (MACSP)

Executive Director
Hallowell, ME

The Maine Association for Community Service Providers (MACSP), a statewide, member association of organizations that provide a continuum of services and supports to children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and autism, is seeking an Executive Director. MACSP has seventy+ member organizations operating in the sixteen counties of Maine, and approximately 4000 Maine citizens receive services through MACSP member organizations.  MACSP provides leadership on behalf of its member organizations and those they serve through advocacy, education, and collaborative working partnerships at all levels of government and throughout the community.

The Executive Director of MACSP will lead the successful implementation of the Association’s strategic initiatives and foster a culture of excellence and accountability throughout the membership.  The Executive Director will cultivate highly productive working relationships with the state’s legislative and administrative branches and develop valuable collaborations and coalitions with stakeholders to advance the mission and strategy of the Association, the needs of the people it serves, and its brand.  Facilitating excellent communication inside and outside the Association and using data to quantify the Association’s impact are key elements of success in this position.

The ideal candidate will have a least a Bachelor’s level degree in human services administration or a related field, five or more years of impactful experience in a high level leadership position, and an extensive understanding of the social services environment, government funding and compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies.  A keen understanding of and experience with the legislative process, and an ability to read and understand complex legal and regulatory documents, guidance, petitions, and motions is a must.  The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, a track record of building successful partnerships that result in win / win solutions to competing agendas, and a proven ability to influence stakeholders and develop followership for the cause and the organization.

This position includes a generous salary with a full benefits package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a confidential cover letter with specific points of interest in the position and impact in the sector, a current resume, and salary requirements by August 31, 2019 to:

Laurie Bouchard

LBouchard & Associates, LLC

laurie@lbouchardllc.com

207-563-1128

Note:  All inquiries will be acknowledged via email - please call if you do not receive an acknowledgement.

MACSP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disabilities or sexual orientation or identification.

Post date: August 2, 2019
QIDP/Case Manager Developmental Disabilities – Bethesda Lutheran Communities

QIDP/Case Manager Developmental Disabilities
Cortland, IL

Responsible to the Regional Director or Designee for supervision of individuals’ supports, maintenance of assigned programs, development and implementation of Individual Service Plans. Supports and assists people in attaining their needs, desires, and dreams through the most efficient and effective use of staff. Assures quality services by arranging for or providing staff training, developing and maintaining budgets, providing an environment that is conducive to the welfare of the people served and in accordance with federal, state, local and organizational regulations and policies. Provides leadership and serves as an advocate to ensure appropriate treatment, teaching and protection of rights of the persons served.

May manage Program Managers. Manages Lead Direct Support Professionals and Direct Support Professionals. Monitors personnel management, coordination of individual appointments and activities, facility maintenance and management of individuals’ personal fund accounts. Responsible for budget compliance within assigned programs. Recommends and assists with staff performance evaluations, coaching, and corrective action. Develop and cultivate positive relationships with families and other stakeholders. Supports the organization’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values, ensuring that individuals are assisted in practicing their faith and treated with the utmost respect.

What we need to see from you:

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Field required, and one year of experience in ID/DD field. One year in a management role preferred.

Must possess good verbal, reading, and written communication in English; basic math skills; and basic computer skills.

Must be certified to be free of communicable diseases by a physician (post-employment physical)

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations:

Must have valid driver’s license and clear driving record; must have cleared and approved criminal record check; must have legal status in the U.S.; must hold or be willing to obtain First Aid/CPR certification.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to assist with a two-person lift of an adult; must be able to do frequent bending and lifting; and must be able to stand for eight (8) hours at a time.

Competencies:

Thorough knowledge of mental retardation and methods of programming which will increase the independent living skills of each individual; skill in coordinating such programs in providing supervision to professional persons in the field of mental retardation. Personal qualities which make for positive interpersonal relationships; strong commitment to the team approach in community programming for individuals; evidence of knowledge and interest in continued professional growth; membership and participation in appropriate professional organizations; ability to communicate effectively in both the oral and written modes; must be flexible in working hours and be willing to work additional hours as needed.

Our full-time benefits include:

  • Medical/ Dental coverage options
  • Free vision discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous paid time off (16.5 days accrued in the first year!)
  • Company-paid life
  • AD&D, STD, and LTD insurance with the option to supplement coverage
  • An extended illness benefit
  • A 403(b) plan with dollar-per-dollar match on contributions up to 3% of wages
  • And MANY MORE! *

We offer advancement opportunities, competitive pay and benefits. Along with CPR and 1st Aid training, we also conduct on-the-job trainings and pay referral bonuses for recruiting top quality employees.

What you will be doing:

  • Facilitates the planning, development and implementation of person-centered plans; develops individuals’ goals and outcomes with people supported; coordinating and participating in individual plan meetings; monitors, documents and reports progress toward meeting outcomes; ensures supports needed are in place to meet outcomes; coordinates communications with other service agencies to ensure individual outcomes are met.
  • Ensures opportunities to build social capital are planned and occur; assist each individual in creating natural support networks.
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of all program, treatment and teaching of individuals in assigned homes/locations.
  • Oversees the development of integrated and coordinated active treatment program for each individual on their caseload.
  • Oversees/develops the Quality Assurance plans to monitor the implementation of each program to ensure Active Treatment.
  • Oversees/provides staff training and supervision to ensure that staff provide quality active treatment and personal cares according to regulations and BLC policy following established routines through coaching/mentoring/training.
  • Ensures timely completion of QDDP responsibilities and paperwork.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply please submit your resume to HRCentralRegion@bethesdalc.org.

Post date: July 26, 2019
President & CEO – New England Village

President and CEO
Pembroke, MA

New England Village (NEV), an organization that provides residential and day program services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), seeks a President and CEO (CEO). Since 1972, NEV has provided a dynamic, supportive, and enriching environment and a multitude of social, vocational, educational, recreational, and therapeutic opportunities for its residents and other individuals, empowering them to realize their potential and pursue their dreams.

NEV was founded by a group of parents who envisioned a residential community where their soon-to-be-adult children with I/DD could live and thrive in dignity and as independently as possible. Family members remain the organization’s center of gravity, creating a strong culture that shapes its programming and services. Each participant is attentively supported by skilled direct care and health care professionals at a level most appropriate to their ability and in the least restrictive, most nurturing environment possible to ensure lifelong learning and ongoing development of skills and abilities. New England Village is a vibrant and inclusive community that fosters strong interpersonal relationships and encourages active participation within NEV and with the broader community.

Located 35 miles from Boston in Massachusetts’ South Shore region, NEV supports 80 residents in 17 comfortable and well-maintained homes on its beautiful, wooded 75-acre main site. Day service offerings and enrichment programs, supporting 169 individuals, are broad in scope and are housed in impressive facilities, including the Efron Center for Enrichment (ECE), the Career and Community Exploration Center (CCEC), and the state-of-the-art Sollar Wellness Center (SWC). The residential and day services enable individuals with a range of disabilities to explore, experience, and benefit from a variety of individualized programming opportunities. In recent years, NEV has moved away from sheltered workshop employment and has instead developed a program providing workforce development and supervised job placements with local businesses.

Throughout its nearly 50-year history, NEV has been a secure and successful organization, distinguished by the high level of satisfaction reported by participants and families, its beautiful facilities, and its endowment. Consistent with its goal of greater integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the community, NEV has worked strategically and diligently to cultivate an environment in which people of all abilities interact with each other in meaningful ways. New England Village has been successful in its efforts to both involve NEV participants in the wider South Shore community and to involve this broader community in Village life, while at the same time retaining the model so integral to NEV’s success.

The new CEO will bring a demonstrated commitment to the mission of NEV, along with a record of vision, strategic thinking, and sound fiscal and operational management skills. They will have proven experience leading organizations or units of compatible purpose and similar complexity. A comprehensive professional understanding of and background working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong track record with external relations and forming and maintaining strategic partnerships. Demonstrated success in leadership, team-building, participatory decision-making, financial acumen, and staff development are essential.

New England Village has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. All inquiries, nominations, and applications with resumes and cover letters should be directed in strict confidence to:

Phillip Petree, Managing Associate

Tatiana Oberkoetter, Associate

Isaacson, Miller

263 Summer Street, 7th Floor

Boston, MA 02210

For more information:

www.imsearch.com/7115

Electronic submission of application materials is strongly encouraged.

New England Village considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, criminal record, mental illness, handicap/disability, ancestry, gender identity, genetic information, or any other legally protected status pursuant to Massachusetts Fair Employment Practices Act, and other relevant federal, state, and local laws.

Post date: July 12, 2019
State Director – MENTOR Oregon

State Director
Portland, OR

The State Director is responsible for operational management of MENTOR Oregon overseeing residential, day program, employment, brokerage and in-home support services. The State Director supervises Area Directors and the Quality Improvement Manager, and has indirect supervisory responsibility for the Business Manager and clinical or program support positions (as applicable). 

The State Director oversees service delivery and is responsible for strategic planning, leadership, vision, growth and development, financial management and profitability, human resources, regulatory compliance, quality improvement, stakeholder relations, lobbying and advocacy.

The State Director position is full-time and considered supervisory, exempt and paid by salary. The Director is considered on-call and expected to be available in the event of emergency.  This position is based at the State Office with the general expectation of visiting each program at least annually.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish and drive strategic direction, recommend strategies for scope of responsibility
  • Develop licensing compliance strategy, oversees implementation of Network compliance plans and implements proactive strategies to meet or exceed compliance
  • Provides leadership, including supervision of Area Directors and business unit support teams
  • Oversee implementation of human resource practices including recruitment, retention, training, scheduling, processing, record keeping and management of employees
  • Develop business plans and marketing strategies to grow census and improve occupancy and utilization in core services, develops strategies to anticipate new business opportunities and develops new starts; and identifies potential acquisition candidates

What we require of you:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10-12 years of related experience with significant management experience in the human services industry 
  • Master’s degree in Business or Human Services is preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Strong follow through to ensure quality services and regulations are met
  • Ability to quickly and strategically address business concerns
  • Ability to analyze financial metrics

EOE/AAE

Apply online at https://jobs.thementornetwork.com/job/portland/state-director-disability-services/746/12217674

You can also contact Ali Frank, Recruitment Manager with inquiries at Ali.Frank@TheMentorNetwork.com.

Post date: July 9, 2019
Communications and Events Manager – NASDDDS

Communications and Events Manager
Alexandria, VA

Communications and Events Manager

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) represents the nation's agencies in 50 states and the District of Columbia providing services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. NASDDDS promotes visionary leadership, systems innovation, and the development of national policies that support home and community-based services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

NASDDDS is seeking a dynamic communications and events professional with experience in the field of developmental disabilities to lead our association's communication efforts.

INTRODUCTION
The Communications and Events Manager will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of NASDDDS strategic communications plan in close collaboration with NASDDDS leadership. This is a unique opportunity to work with a talented, passionate team on issues of state policies to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Communications and Events Manager will manage the NASDDDS brand and will work across the organization to present NASDDDS message to state association members, federal partners, and other research and advocacy groups, thereby expanding the agency's programmatic impact and contributing to consistency in NASDDDS internal and external strategies. In addition, this position will lead efforts related to NASDDDS two annual conferences (June and November) and other meetings as identified.

KEY DUTIES
Communication and Education-Related Duties

  • Serve as key lead for association on matters related to communication, member education, and event management. Assist in development and deployment of association communication strategy.
  • Identify and support the development of effective, accessible communication modes, potentially including blogs, podcasts, and web-based video content, in addition to a variety of written materials. Coordinate the design and maintenance of the association's website. Foster brand recognition strategies for the association.
  • Develop and enhance NASDDDS social media and web presence to support NASDDDS communication strategy.
  • Provide support for NASDDDS written reports and publications, and, provide lead writing as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities for collaborative communications on issues important to our members. These may be joint opportunities with states, university partners or others.
  • Oversee peer-to-peer communication opportunities among NASDDDS members, including the NASDDDS ListServ.

Events Management-Related Duties

  • Work with Executive Director and NASDDDS team to develop theme and content for annual and mid-year conferences. 
  • Serve as NASDDDS lead for logistics, scheduling, program development and speaker, sponsor, exhibitor coordination. 
  • Work closely with Chief Innovation and Quality Officer to track and measure the quality of membership meetings, conferences, and educational events, building a continuous improvement culture within NASDDDS communications activities.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher preferred.
  • Successful candidate must demonstrate professional judgment and discretion that comes from at least three years working in the field of developmental disabilities, and five or more years working specifically in communications and/or brand promotion.  
  • Ability to learn about the agency's core product offerings and development needs, including membership relationships. 
  • Medicaid knowledge a plus.
  • This position requires an individual who has a proven track record of leading effective, accessible communication efforts, and who has demonstrated excellent written, listening, and oral communication skills.  
  • The individual must demonstrate strong editorial skills as well as familiarity with the latest trends, technologies, and methodologies used in web presence and consistent product alignment to promote the agency's brand. 
  • The successful candidate must be highly proficient in website management, major social media applications, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Zoom, Adobe Acrobat, editing applications, survey tools, and reasonably proficient with CRM software and other applications essential to key job functions.  
  • This position requires skills necessary to identify accessible and modern methods and tools for communication to ensure that NASDDDS materials are understandable to a diverse audience.  
  • The position requires the ability to think creatively, and demonstrate innovative thinking for development of current and future solutions to agency needs.  
  • The position is based in Alexandria, Virginia. Some travel required.

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and relevant work samples by July 31, 2019, to Mary Sowers at msowers@nasddds.org.  

Post date: June 27, 2019
Senior Director-Behavior Analyst — Lutheran Social Service MN

Senior Director-Behavior Analyst
Saint Paul, MN

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Do work that matters. Grow with us!

As a Sr Director of Specialized Community Support (SCS), you will be responsible for providing direction to your team at your service locations in all aspects of operations. In this role, you will ensure services, facilities, and staffing meet LSS’s commitment to excellence. This position links service operations to the LSS Five-Year Plan and provides strong leadership to their team in accordance with the organization’s objectives.

This position is primarily concerned with ensuring growth and quality services; building positive long-term relationships with communities and referral sources such as hospitals, state services, and counties.  The successful fulfillment of the position is measured by:

  • The continued growth of the services supporting high behavioral and medical needs.
  • Increased services in key locations.
  • Achievement of service location operating objectives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. Social Work, Psychology,
  • At least five years of supervision experience in equivalent services required.
  • Knowledgeable about current trends in the field of service.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Bureau of Criminal Affairs (BCA) clearance required.
  • Experience in behavior management, de-escalation, and negotiation
  • Able to conduct functional behavioral assessments and design, implement and monitor behavior support plans
  • Able to analyze statistical and financial data.
  • Able to interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. It is the expectation that all LSS/CHS employees will behave in a manner that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.

Click here to apply for this position.


LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.